2018 Municipal Election
The last municipal election was held on Aug. 28, 2018. The deadline to qualify was July 17, 2018, and ten candidates are vying for five seats on the council in a runoff election on Oct. 9, 2018.
The next City of Auburn Municipal Election will be held in August 2022.
Candidates must file additional paperwork with the State of Alabama regarding topics such as campaign financing. View the Alabama Secretary of State's candidate resources site or the Fair Campaign Practices Act site for guides, checklists and details on required paperwork.
To run for mayor or a seat on the City Council, candidates must be at least 18 years old and:
- Have lived Auburn for 90 days prior to election
- (For Council) Have lived in the district for 90 days prior to election
- Have lived in Alabama for 90 days
- Have been a U.S. Citizen for one day
- Be a registered voter
2018 Runoff Election Schedule
|Canvass Election Results||Sept. 4, 2018|
|Public Notice of Runoff Election||Sept. 5 & 6, 2018|
|Last Day to Register to Vote in the Runoff Election||Sept. 24, 2018|
|Absentee Ballot Application Deadline for the Runoff Election||Oct. 4, 2018|
|Runoff Election Day||Oct. 9, 2018|
|Canvass Runoff Election Results||Oct. 16, 2018|
|New Council Takes Oath||Nov. 5, 2018|
|New Council's First Regular Meeting||Nov. 6, 2018|